It’s not often you find someone who has worked at one company for over a decade, but Benjamin Maxim, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union’s (MSUFCU) Chief Digital Strategy & Innovation Officer, is one of them.
Now in his 16th year at MSUFCU, Maxim started his first, and current, job as a web developer. Joining at the height of the recession after the collapse of global housing markets in 2007, Maxim says he was “just happy to have a job” at the time.
Initially “planning to stick it out until finding something else” he wanted to do, little did Maxim know he had already landed at the organisation that would define the rest of his career.
“I immediately fell in love with the credit union mission of people helping people and felt it gave meaning to a career in technology that might be absent at other bigger tech firms. I had only ever had an account with a credit union, never a bank, so it was probably meant to be.”
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